Staten Island

(France/USA, 2008, 96 minutes)

The fates of a small-time mobster, a septic tank cleaner and a deaf-mute deli worker get unexpectedly entangled. Fiendishly plotted mosaic crime drama whose quirky mood shifts needed a steadier directing hand to work.

An Europacorp (int'l) release. Why Not US and Europacorp present an Europacorp/Why Not US production in association with Open City Films. 
Starring Ethan Hawke, Vincent d'Onofrio, Seymour Cassel, Julianne Nicholson.
Directed and written by James de Monaco; produced by Luc Besson, Pierre-Ange le Pogam, Pascal Caucheteux, Sébastien K. Lemercier; music by Frédéric Verrières; director of photography (Technicolor, widescreen), Christopher Norr; production designer, Stephen Beatrice; costume designer, Rebecca Hoffherr; film editors, Hervé de Luze, Christel Dewynter. 


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